North Carolina contains 37 schools that offer emergency management programs. Duke University, the highest-ranking emergency management school in NC, has a total student population of 14,350 and is the 15th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 37 emergency management schools in North Carolina, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Elon University comes out as the most expensive ($26,867/yr), with Forsyth Technical Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,178/yr.
Emergency Management students from North Carolina schools who go on to become emergency management coordinators, EMTs, paramedics, emergency managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,060 people working as emergency management specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,900. Also, Management analysts make on average $84,650 per year and there are about 552,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the North Carolina alone, there are 8,110 employed management analysts earning an average yearly salary of $76,170. Emergency management specialists in this state earn $54,090/yr and there are 430 employed.
Also, within the emergency management schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from emergency management, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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